Pinocchio

Default Disney: Pinocchio (1940)

When I first was going to review Pinocchio, I asked a few friends if they had interest in watching it with me only to...

Default Disney: Bambi (1942)

The release of Bambi in 1942 marked the end of an era at the Walt Disney Studios. America had entered World War II and...
Fantasia

Default Disney: Fantasia (1940)

1940 was an interesting year in the history of the Disney Studio. It saw the release of two full-length animated films (Pinocchio and Fantasia),...
Plane Crazy

Default Disney: “Plane Crazy” (1929)

"Plane Crazy," although released as the fourth Mickey Mouse cartoon in 1929, was actually Mickey's original cartoon debut. Initially designed as a silent cartoon,...
Get a Horse

Default Disney: “Get a Horse!” (2013)

Since his final regular short was released in 1953 ("The Simple Things"), Mickey Mouse has only made sporadic appearances in films outside of television,...

Default Disney: Dumbo (1941)

Towards the end of 1941, life at the Disney Studios was chaotic. With the failures of Pinocchio, Fantasia, and even The Reluctant Dragon, World...

Default Disney: “Steamboat Willie” (1928)

To kick off our weekly look at the Disney films and shorts, we go back to the one that started it all, 1928's "STEAMBOAT WILLIE." But first...
Snow White

Default Disney: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Walt Disney Animation had come a long way since the early black-and-white days of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and Mickey Mouse in the 1920's. Disney's...

Default Disney: The Three Caballeros (1944)

To say that THE THREE CABALLEROS is one of the most unusual entries in the Disney canon is an understatement. With flying donkeys, human/horse hybrids...
Make Mine Music

Default Disney: Make Mine Music (1946)

A dancing wind instrument, a child wolf hunter, and an operatic cetacean mammal show us how to MAKE MINE MUSIC in today's Default Disney review!

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The Watcher in the Woods (1980): A Disney Horror Film?

We close out October with an oxymoron: a legitimate Disney horror film - 1980's The Watcher in the Woods. Disney may rule fantasy but can it produce effective scares?